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News & Press: Sep 2018

BREXIT - a second batch of technical notices in the event of a 'no deal'

17 September 2018  
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The UK Government has just published its second batch of technical notices to help business prepare in the event of a no-deal scenario in the BREXIT process. The UK government firmly believe it is in the interests of both the EU and the UK to strike a deal. And that remains the goal on both sides. They are confident that this will be achieved.

But it’s the job of a responsible Government to prepare for all scenarios, including the unlikely event that we reach March 2019 without agreeing a deal.

They have already carried out very significant preparations, but are now stepping up the pace, including publishing a series of technical notices so that businesses and citizens have time to prepare. This does not reflect an increased likelihood of ‘no deal;’ an acceleration at this point was long-planned to ensure plans are in place by March 2019 in the unlikely scenario they are needed.

The technical notices can be found here https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/how-to-prepare-if-the-uk-leaves-the-eu-with-no-deal

MIA members are asked to refer questions to the lead Department. However, the MIA’s contact at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy BEIS) would welcome feedback on the technical notices and any questions arising so that he can develop an overview for all those in the UK’s automotive sector in which, for government purposes, motorsport resides) .

His contact details are Tom Hollick, Strategic Relationship Manager Tom.Hollick@beis.gov.uk.